Beautify Your Landscape with Phipps-Accredited Professionals

If you are a home or business owner looking for a professional to design, install or maintain your yard or landscape, consider a Phipps-accredited Sustainable Landcare Professional. You can have a beautiful lawn that is healthy for you, your children, your pets and the birds, bees and butterflies.


Demand for Sustainable Landcare

To meet the increasing demand for sustainable land care, Phipps offers training for landscape and lawn care professionals who care about their work and know that a healthy and beautiful home landscape is directly related to human health and the health of our environment. The local landcare professionals listed below have attended an extensive course and have pledged to provide the standard of excellence that you expect from Phipps.


Sustainable Landcare Accredited Professionals

Dancing Bee Garden Designs
Service area: North Hills
412/996-7032
lisa@lisabernardo.com
Accredited professional: Lisa Marie Bernardo
Specialties: Garden or ornamentals; garden design


Dirt Landscaping Collective
Service area: City of Pittsburgh, Fox Chapel, Ligonier, Sewickley
412/450-0330
dirtlandscape@gmail.com 
Accredited professionals: Meg Graham, Jennifer Lazzaro, Claire Ward
Specialties: Consulting; garden design and planning; installation; maintenance; mowing; naturalized areas; ornamentals; planting/transplanting; remediation/restoration; tree and shrub care; whole landscapes; wildlife habitat; yardwork; side-by-side gardening 


Gardenalia
Service area: Greater Pittsburgh, Fox Chapel, Ligonier, Sewickley
412/871-5445
Accredited professional: Suzanne Pace
Specialties: Consulting; installation; landscape architecture; maintenance;  planning; outdoor living spaces; aquatic/ponds; garden or ornamentals; irrigation; landscape construction; naturlized areas; outdoor lighting; planting/transplanting; remediation/restoration; stormwater management; tree and shrub care; whole landscapes; wildlife habitat; yardwork


Green Fox
(The Gentle Earth Division of Blue Fox Landscape Design)
Service area: 15-mile raidus of Gibsonia
724/444-5700
info@bluefoxlandscape.com
Accredited professional: Benjamin Binus
Specialties: Aquatic/ponds; garden or ornamentals; landscape construction; naturalized areas; outdoor lighting; planting or transplanting; remediation or restoration; stormwater; whole landscapes; wildlife habitat; yardwork


LGDG Landscape & Garden Design by Gwen, LLC
Service area: Pittsburgh, South Hills, East Hills, North Hills, western Pittburgh suburbs
412/527-5464
gwdesigns@verizon.net
Accredited professional: Gwen Wisniewski
Specialties: Aquatic/ponds; consultation and assessment for new and diy homeowners and landscapers; garden design and planning; naturalized; ornamentals; areas; planting/transplanting; remediation/restoration; tree and shrub care; whole landscapes; wildlife habitat


Natural Garden Design
Service area: Allegheny County
412/913-0643
ngdbill@gmail.com
Accredited professional: Bill Lucki
Specialties: Aquatic/ponds; garden or ornamentals; landscape construction; naturalized areas; outdoor lighting; planting or transplanting; remediation or restoration; tree or shrub care; whole landscapes; wildlife habitat


Nurture the Nature Lawns & Landscapes
Service area: Eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh, including Fox Chapel and Murrysville
724/635-5296
nurturenaturelawns@gmail.com
Accredited professional: Mark Winski
Specialties: Garden or ornamentals; lawns or athletic turf; mowing; naturalized areas; planting/transplanting; remediation or restoration; tree or shrub care; whole landscapes

PGH Ecoscapes
412/961-3986       
david@pghecoscapes.com
Accredited professional: David McPeak
Specialties: Lawns; planting; maintenance; electric and manual equipment


Sunflower Valley Gardening & Design, LLC
724/768-7154       
sunflowervalley@comcast.net
Accredited professional: Raechel Worry
Specialties: Installation; landscape design; maintenance; planning; ornamentals; planting/transplanting; remediation/restoration


Sunshine Organic Lawns
Service area: Pittsburgh, Oakmont, Fox Chapel
412/980-6664
bsteele@sunshineorganiclawns.com
Accredited professional: Brian Steele
Specialties: Lawns or athletic turf


Sylvan Gardens, Inc.
(installation division)
Service area: Greater Pittsburgh area
412/716-3411
brianfriend@sylvangardenslandscape.com
Accredited professional: Brian Friend
SpecialtiesGarden or ornamentals; landscape construction; lawns or athletic turf; mowing; naturalized areas; planting or transplanting; remediation or restoration; tree or shrub care


TerraGreen
Service area: Pittsburgh, southwestern Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia
724/288-8503
bob@terragreencompany.com
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Accredited professional: Robert Foster
Specialties: Installation; garden or ornamentals; irrigation; landscape construction; lawns; naturalized areas; outdoor lighting; planting/transplanting; remediation/restoration; stormwater management; whole landscape; wildlife habitat  


Urban Outdoor Design LLC
Service area: Westmoreland and surrounding counties
724/516-1525
hatterpro@yahoo.com
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Accredited professional: Justin Moore
Specialties: Consulting; installation; landscape architecture; maintenance; planning; speaking; garden/ornamentals; landscape construction; mowing; naturalized areas; planting/transplanting; remediation/restoration; tree and shrub care; whole landscapes


Supporter Level Accredited Landcare Professionals:
Brittany Alvarado
Abby Anderson
Mark D’Amico
Jessica Horenstein
Kathleen A. Hrabovsky
Joni James
Keith McNeish
Nathan Resnick-Day
Tom Sanders
Gary Worthington

 

Specialized Training

Save the date for our next Sustainable Landcare Accreditation Training: Feb. 12 – 15, 2019

Accredited Landcare Professionals are trained in soil ecology; site analysis and design; organic pest, weed and disease control; storm water management; native plants of Western Pennsylvania; invasive plants; and more. To learn more, see our complete Sustainable Landcare standards and curriculum.

Our Accredited Landcare Professionals have a deep understanding of what makes a landscape both beautiful and sustainable, and will work with you to help you make the best decisions for your property. From soil testing to plant placement, our professionals have the hard skills and critical thinking to make sure you are satisfied with your landscape for years to come.

For even more resources on establishing a beautiful, healthy lawn, check out our Phipps Safe Lawn and Landscaping archives.

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